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Black Studies and Critical Thinking Book Series

In connection with the Institute's goals of research and information dissemination, we are excited to announce that IUME Director Professor Ernest Morrell will be editing a new book series that is currently accepting new proposals.This series will be intricately tied with the Institute as we look forward to your readership and ideas. Read below for full details.

Call For Book-Length Manuscripts

FOCUS: Youth and Childhood Culture

Under the editorial guidance of series editor Professor Ernest Morrell of Teachers College, Columbia University, PETER LANG PUBLISHING (New York, New York) is pleased to invite book length manuscripts and book ideas for its newly initiated editorial program series focusing on “Black Studies and Critical Thinking” (BSCT). BSCT is an interdisciplinary series that offers a unique opportunity to study the social, economic, and political forces that have shaped and continue to shape the lives and experiences of Black Americans. Under this area, Professor Morrell is seeking specific manuscripts that examine Blacks in Youth and Childhood Culture—For example, Media and Popular Culture, K-12 Education, and Community and Cultural Wealth. Potential topics could examine: Youth in elementary and secondary education; Youth as consumers and producers of popular culture, the construction of black childhood and black adolescence in media and popular culture, neighborhood and non-school intervention programs in the Black Community; youth experiences in homes and families; and other topics.
If interested, you are invited to submit a BOOK PROSPECTUS to Professor Ernest Morrell which contains the following information: 1) author’s name, title affiliation and mailing address; 2) book rationale—2-3 pages; 3) scope of book and proposed length---2-3 pages; 4) audience and competition—1-2 pages; and expected manuscript completion

Ernest Morrell, Ph.D.
Professor, English Education
Director, Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME)
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120th Street, Box #183
New York, New York 10027